Hungarian Jewish Community

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MEP: Jews in Hungary live in safety

Balázs Hidvéghi said although anti-Semitism in Europe’s western countries is growing, Jews in Hungary live in safety.

Feb 12, 2020
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Hungarian Jewish community celebrates inauguration of two new synagogues

“We are proud of our past and traditions, and think that in Hungary the Jewish community not only has a past but a present and a future, too,” said Slomó Köves following the inauguration of two new synagogues - one in Budapest's 13th district and in Szentendre, north of the capital.

Sep 24, 2019
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Jewish life in Budapest is enjoying a renaissance

Writer Adam LeBor has penned a compelling piece for The Financial Times where he highlights how Jewish life in Hungary is enjoying a revival, where it’s extremely safe and secure

May 21, 2019